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Underwater portrait session fee | $100 donated in full to Surf Life saving WA
Experience one of Perth’s most unique portrait sessions for the discounted rate of $100 (normally $190) AND help raise funds for Surf Life Saving WA.
Our underwater portrait sessions are unique, fun and simply stunning. We will work with you to custom design, style and create the perfect session for your family or to celebrate your pregnancy.
Are you a family that loves crazy bombies and long afternoons in the pool?
Do you have a budding ballerina or superhero?
Perhaps you have a little mermaid in your family?
Or like most families, somewhere in between. The possibilities are limited only by our imagination and sessions can lean to whimsical, fun or fine art.
If you’re expecting, there is nothing like the experience of an underwater maternity session. Our warm heated therapy pool will have you relaxed and add an element of grace and beauty to your session that’s hard to match on land.
Let’s capture your family in the magic of the underwater world.
It SOUNDs AMAZING right?
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Check out our FAQs for all the inside info
Is the pool warm?
- Absolutely! Lisa’s not a fan of cold water so you can be sure she’ll be cranking up the heater before your session 🙂
What is a mineral therapy pool?
This simply means we treat the water with minerals to soften the water. The product packaging tells us it the benefits are:
- Specially formulated blend of minerals Soften and luxuriate in your pool and spa
- Anti-stress mechanism to help relax and soothe your mind
- Swim for healthier skin, hair and eyes
We’ve certainly found the pool feels good and doesn’t react with our sensitive skin and eyes and there is none of that sticky feeling you often get after swimming.
As well as the minerals the pool is salt water chlorinated to maintain a clear and clean environment.
HOW WELL DO YOU NEED TO BE ABLE TO SWIM?
The pool we shoot in is small, but it is deep and due to the nature of an underwater session, subjects need to be comfortable in the water. With the little ones who can’t swim yet, you will always be right there with them. We will also have a safety spotter in the pool where necessary.
If you have the chance before coming it’s worthwhile getting whoever is being photographed used being underwater and where possible without goggles. We do have a small collection of clear glass goggles for the very insistent model 🙂
How long will the session take?
It depends on what you are looking for. Unlike on land, you can expect it to take 3 or 4 takes at least of each style of shot to get the winner. It takes everyone a few goes to get it right underwater, even the superfish! As such allow at least an hour for your session. It might be done in a 30 minutes, it might take longer. More subjects will also take more time.
Do I bring my own clothes?
We have a selection of gowns and drapes for maternity sessions and are starting to build a collection of skirts, tutus and outfits etc for kids. When you book we will discuss the look and feel you are after and work out a list of what you need bring along with you.
Can you do the session in my pool or at the beach?
Is your pool warm? Just kidding, well sort of, but hey it’s possible. We spend a crazy amount of time keeping our pool water as clear as possible, it’s unbelievable how even the clearest looking water is actually full of tiny particles that have a big impact on underwater photos. And this is a big factor in the resulting images. So if we do shoot at your pool, it’s possible that the light (direction of the sun) and water might mean images are quite as clear as you’d expect. Let’s chat about what you’re looking for and see if it can walk.
The same goes for the ocean, conditions need to be bang on perfect, so if you’re flexible and open to a few reschedules, it could work.
Where is your studio and when are the sessions?
Our studio is in Melville and to capture the right light in the pool, most sessions are held in the late afternoon. For some maternity sessions, or any session that doesn’t involve dives or bombies, we can do sessions during the day, There are some weekend dates, however these tend to book out well in advance.
Australian Professional Family Photographer of the Year 2018
WA Professional Family Photographer of the Year 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014
Reserve your spot or Get in Touch today
because like it or not, winter is coming!
We are only releasing limited sessions at this special rate with double the feels, if you don’t want to miss out you can reserve your place now online (make sure you read the FAQs above) and we’ll be in touch to book a date, or, if you need more information – get in touch and let’s chat.